New generation of Ford’s off-road star will hit the market very soon. New 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is coming better than its already great predecessor.
Exterior and interior redesign
New 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is coming in a quite bossy and a little bit aggressive look. This truck is about to get better than ever. It is coming with high-steel frame (the strongest one in the F-150 lineup) and aluminum body. This way new Raptor ‘s weight will be reduced for more than 500 pounds. It will be 6 inches wider overall than its predecessor, the 2015 F-150. Ford has called this amazing truck the ultimate off-roader. It is built and designed to resist all type of surfaces at high speeds. This magnificent model will be a great competitor with Nissan Titan, Ram 1500, Toyota Tundra and Chevrolet Silverado. As far as the exterior design is concerned, new 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will feature almost the same body as the 2015 model. It will come with new improved HID headlights, which will give great visibility in all conditions. It will keep its original signature – big FORD letters written across the whole big hexagonal mesh grille. New 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will also come with big powerful tires, unique shocks, and it will sit on 17 – inch wheels (six unches wider than a conventional F-150). We don’t have enough information about the interior of this great SUV. So far we know thah it can only get better than the interior of the 2015 model, and we know that the 2015 Ford Raptor has an excellent interior. We expect theh new Raptor will come with more high quality materials than before (leather, soft plastics, chrome details and many more). Its cabin will offer a real sense of luxury and comfort. It will come with more space inside the cabin and the trailer. 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will be equipped with high technology features and gadgets.
2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor powertrain
So far we know that under the hood of new 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will be probably placed Ford’s EcoBoost V6 engine. This power unit is capable to produce up to 365 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 420 lb-ft of torque at 2,500 rpm. The 6.2 – liter V8 has been discontinued after the 2015 Raptor model (this engine is capable to produce 411 horsepower and 434 lb-ft of torque). Another great choice for this amazing truck would be the EcoBoost V8 engine. This power unit Ford is planning to install into some future Mustang models. This will probably not going to happen, but if it does, new 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will get enormous amount of power to handle even better on any type of surface from sand to snow.
Release date and price
All the information about the date and price of new 2016 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor are still considered as rumors. As we have heard from different sources, new ultimate Ford’s off-roader will be revealed in late 2015, or in the first half of 2016. As for the price of new Raptor, we expect it to be sligtly bigger than the current F-150 Raptor. This means the starting price of the new Ford F-150 SVT Raptor will be probably around $45.000.